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Yesterday, 14:47
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Essential maintenance work on a town centre bridge has been completed nearly a fortnight ahead of schedule.

A plan to close Bungay’s Lloyds bank has led to concerns being raised by the mayor of the town and also an MP in Parliament.

Peter Aldous

The parent company of holiday firm Hoseasons has been bought in a billion dollar deal.

United States

The owners of a well-known East Anglian family firm have been honoured at an industry awards ceremony.

A Lowestoft accountant has been shortlisted for a national award, after having kept her commitment to training staff despite being diagnosed with breast cancer.

Lowestoft

An international engineering company has announced plans to recruit up to 40 employees in the next two years as it opened its first UK base on the East of England coast.

Germany

An energy operator is to extend the life of a gas field off the East Anglian coast with a £75m investment to drill a new well.

United Kingdom

Airbnb has dropped its bid to take over a clutch of UK holiday operators including Hoseasons.

United Kingdom

Britain’s offshore wind capacity could increase five-fold by the 2030s, cutting carbon emissions and saving on consumer bills, analysis suggests – with the Norfolk and Suffolk coast in a strong position to benefit.

A major marine science centre on the East Anglian coast has had its request for a £1.4m grant to help renovate its ageing site approved.

New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership

Suffolk’s Chamber of Commerce says the Government has not been ambitious enough with its plans for superfast broadband in the county – and want to see download speeds 10 times as fast by the end of the decade.

A Suffolk MP is demanding that the last banks left standing in the towns in her constituency will be kept open.

An animal practice in Wangford has picked up a top regional accolade for the second year running.

For anyone from Lowestoft with a background in dance, Veriannes Dancewear on London Road South has been a must-visit shop for several decades.

The final turbine has been installed at the Galloper offshore wind farm, off the coast of Suffolk.

Suffolk Chamber of Commerce scored 70 out of 70 in its latest accreditation rating from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).

A government decision seeking to resolve issues faced by universal credit claimants regarding rent payments has been saluted by Waveney MP Peter Aldous and Waveney District Council (WDC).

Peter Aldous

Optimism in Suffolk’s tourism industry remains buoyant despite economic uncertainties linked with Brexit negotiations, a report has found.

United Kingdom

Leading affordables, commercial and residential developer Wellington has announced a new appointment to its board – highlighting the firm’s commitment to career development and progression.

A proposal that would see a former hospital turned into an exciting community, residential and business space has been unanimously approved.

Waveney District Council

Suffolk brewer Adnams has announced it is using 100pc renewable energy across its entire business.

Adnams

Sector leaders say efforts must be made to ensure East Anglia’s tourism industry doesn’t lose out should Airbnb be successful in buying one of the region’s top holiday companies.

Lowestoft

Room-sharing website Airbnb looks set to take over a 70-year-old holiday business which started in the Norfolk Broads.

United Kingdom

Brewer and distiller Adnams says it has cut its annual carbon emissions by more than 1,000 tonnes after completing a transition to renewable energy across its entire business.

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A Suffolk market town has lost its last bank branch - a decision that is ‘devastating to the town’ according to its mayor.

United Kingdom

Six branches of Lloyds Bank and Halifax are to close across Norfolk and Suffolk as Lloyds Banking Group are set to axe almost 100 jobs in a move that unions have branded as “unnecessary”.

Construction of a new enterprise zone on the site of a factory ravaged by fire reached a key landmark this week.

Suffolk County Council

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A teenager accused of aggravated vehicle taking has been given “one last chance” to have a pre-sentence report prepared on him by the probation service before he is sentenced next month.

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